Meeting Schedule Assistant 22.0.1 is now available

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I am pleased to announce that there is a new version of Meeting Schedule Assistant now available.

What’s New

This version includes updated Punjabi song titles (#41, #45, #82, #138) and several internal library updates. Full details can be found in the Revision History help topic.

Read on to find out more about some additional improvements that have been made.

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has been added to the official list of supported External Browsers in the Midweek Editor:

Preview in Browser — Microsoft Edge
Preview in Browser — Microsoft Edge

As previously mentioned, clean installations of Windows 11 do not include Internet Explorer, so it seemed appropriate to find out how to add Microsoft Edge to the list. The other types of documented browsers continue to be supported (Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera).

Downloaded Help Documentation — Bug Fix

Some users were pressing F1 to display help and continued to get a Failed to launch help error message. In some instances Meeting Schedule Assistant gets out of sync with downloaded help.

Imagine this scenario:

  • You install Meeting Schedule Assistant on a new PC and you don’t not opt to download the help during the installation.
  • Then, you restore a backup where it was configured to display downloaded help.
  • Now Meeting Schedule Assistant has a conflict.

New features have been added to the software to assist in resolving this issue. Now, when you start the software, it checks to see if you want to use downloaded help in the application settings and verifies that the help file is installed. The following message is now displayed if the help file is missing:

Prompt to install offline help documentation

If you choose Yes, it will follow the normal procedure and download / install the latest help documentation. If you choose No, you will see the following reminder:

New popup reminder

Monthly Data Volunteers

Firstly, I want to thank all the volunteers who have provided monthly workbook data for the users of the software. I also want to thank all the translators for their hard work too.

Due to a change in circumstances our Hungarian volunteer has had to step down from providing monthly data. Looking at the Download Statistics Database I can see that there have been several users of the Hungarian data. If you are one of those users, and your circumstances permit, or you know of someone who has the time to commit and is in good standing (brother or sister) then please send me an email. Find out about what is involved with volunteering here.

Weekend Meeting S-140 Worksheet

There are now two versions of the Weekend Meeting S-140 Worksheet. In case you missed the announcements on Facebook or Telegram:

Version 1
Worksheet S-140 Weekend Meeting (v1)
Worksheet S-140 Weekend Meeting (v1)

This is an example of a custom Worksheet for the Weekend Meeting.

It includes the following features:

  • Pre-Music Video Information
  • Public Talk Speaker Notes
  • Thumbnails of any Image Media (optional)

More Information

Further details about how to get the best out of this template are available in the Support Forum.

Size: 3 KB
Version: 1.0
Published: 20/12/2021

Version 2
Worksheet S-140 Weekend Meeting (v2.1)
Worksheet S-140 Weekend Meeting (v2.1)

This is an modified version of the Worksheet S-140 Weekend Meeting template.

This version also includes the theme of the Public Talk for the next week. Example:

Sample Theme Next Week

More Information

Please keep the following in mind:

  1. The heading Next Week is hardcoded into the script and will need to be changed if you want to use this template for another language.
  2. The template examines the History Database to find the theme and not the active schedule. Make sure you have updated your assignment history first.

Further details about how to customize this template can be found here in the Support Forum.

Change Log

Version 2.1 (04/01/22)

  •  Changed the template to prevent content splitting between pages when printing.
Size: 3 KB
Version: 2.1
Published: 04/01/2022

Latest Download

Meeting Schedule Assistant
Meeting Schedule Assistant

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11

Deprecated Operating Systems

These operating systems are no longer supported:

  • Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)
  • Windows 8.1

You can still download the last supported version of Meeting Schedule Assistant (which was 23.1.0) from here. But this version is no longer maintained. You are encouraged to use version 23.1.1 or higher.

Size: 18.0 MB
Version: 24.2.4
Published: 28/11/2023

Setup the software to update automatically or upgrade by using the Check for Update feature from the Help menu. Beta testers will need to manually upgrade by downloading from the website.